Art Pepper Catalog

1943 (age 18)

Art Pepper - Those Kenton Days  (Capitol (J) ECJ 50070)

Ray Borden, John Carroll, Buddy Childers, Karl George, Dick Morse (trumpet) George Faye, Harry Forbes (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Eddie Meyers, Art Pepper (alto sax) Morey Beeson, Red Dorris (tenor sax) Bob Gioga (baritone sax) Stan Kenton (piano) Bob Ahern (guitar) Clyde Singleton (bass) Joe Vernon (drums) Dolly Mitchell (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, November 19, 1943
113Harlem Folk Dance (alternate take)
Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Ken Hanna, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Eddie Bert, Harry Betts, Harry Forbes (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Art Pepper, George Weidler (alto sax) Bob Cooper, Warner Weidler (tenor sax) Bob Gioga (baritone sax) Stan Kenton (piano) Laurindo Almeida (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Costanzo (bongos) Rene Touzet (maracas) June Christy (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, October 22, 1947
2361Unison Riff
Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Ken Hanna, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Eddie Bert, Harry Betts, Harry Forbes (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Art Pepper, George Weidler (alto sax) Bob Cooper, Warner Weidler (tenor sax) Bob Gioga (baritone sax) Stan Kenton (piano) Laurindo Almeida (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Carlos Vidal (congas) Jack Costanzo (bongos) Jose Mangual (timbales) Machito (maracas) June Christy (vocals)
NYC, December 6, 1947
2667Cuban Carnival
omit Mangual
NYC, December 21, 1947
2936Journey To Brazil
2937How High The Moon
omit Vidal, Machito
NYC, December 22, 1947
2942Harlem Holiday
Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Don Paladino, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bill Russo (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) John Graas, Lloyd Otto (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) Bob Cooper (tenor sax, oboe, English horn) Bart Calderall (tenor sax, bassoon) Bob Gioga (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Jim Cathcart, Earl Cornwell, Anthony Doria, Lew Elias, Jim Holmes, George Kast, Alex Law, Herbert Offner, Carl Ottobrino, Dave Schackne (violin) Stan Harris, Leonard Selic, Sam Singer (viola) Gregory Bemko, Zachary Bock, Jack Wulfe (cello) Stan Kenton (piano) Laurindo Almeida (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums, timpani) Carlos Vidal (congas, vocals) June Christy (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, February 5, 1950
5491Jolly Rogers
5492Blues In Riff
Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Don Paladino, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bill Russo (trombone) Clyde Brown (bass trombone) John Graas, Lloyd Otto (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) Bob Cooper (tenor sax, oboe, English horn) Bart Calderall (tenor sax, bassoon) Bob Gioga (baritone sax, bass clarinet) Jim Cathcart, Earl Cornwell, Anthony Doria, Lew Elias, Jim Holmes, George Kast, Alex Law, Herbert Offner, Carl Ottobrino, Dave Schackne (violin) Stan Harris, Leonard Selic, Sam Singer (viola) Gregory Bemko, Zachary Bock, Jack Wulfe (cello) Stan Kenton (piano) Laurindo Almeida (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums, timpani)
Hollywood, CA, May 18, 1950
6045Art Pepper
Chico Alvarez, Maynard Ferguson, John Howell, Al Porcino, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Eddie Bert, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto sax) Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Bob Gioga (baritone sax) Stan Kenton (piano) Ralph Blaze (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Miguel Rivera (congas) Jay Johnson (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, December 12, 1950
6579Viva Prado
6581Round Robin
Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Dick Kenney (trombone) Eddie Gomez, Ray Wetzel (vocals) replaces Porcino, Bert, Rivera, Johnson
Hollywood, CA, March 28, 1951
7344Dynaflow
Chico Alvarez, Maynard Ferguson, John Howell, Shorty Rogers, Jimmy Salko (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Dick Kenney (trombone) Paul Weigand (bass trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto sax) Bart Calderall, Jimmy Giuffre (tenor sax) Bob Gioga (baritone sax) Stan Kenton (piano) Ralph Blaze (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Hollywood, CA, May 31, 1951
7605Jump For Joe
Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, John Howell, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Dick Kenney (trombone) John Halliburton (bass trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto sax) Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Bob Gioga (baritone sax) Stan Kenton (piano) Ralph Blaze (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jay Johnson (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, June 29, 1951
7824Francesca
Conte Candoli, John Coppola, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Bill Russo (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Jack Costanzo (bongos) replaces Alvarez, Childers, Rogers, Bernhart, Halliburton, Johnson
Hollywood, CA, September 19, 1951
9038Sambo
Conte Candoli, John Coppola, Maynard Ferguson, John Howell, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Dick Kenney, Bill Russo (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Stan Fletcher (tuba) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto sax) Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Bob Gioga (baritone sax) Stan Kenton (piano) Ralph Blaze (guitar) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) June Christy (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, September 20, 1951
9052Street Of Dreams

1947 (age 22)

Vido Musso/Maynard Ferguson/Eddie Safranski - Three Kenton's Be Boppers Groups 1947-50  (Unique Jazz UJ 36)

Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Eddie Bert (trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Pete Rugolo (piano, arranger) Eddie Safranski (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, December 20, 1947
91Sa-Frantic
92Bass Mood
93Turmoil
94Jumpin' For Jane
Chico Alvarez, Maynard Ferguson, Al Porcino, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick (trombone) John Graas (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto sax) Bob Cooper, Jimmy Giuffre (tenor sax) Bob Gioga (baritone sax) Joe Rotondi (piano) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 13, 1950
6577Take The "A" Train
6582Short Wave
6583Love Locked Out
6584The Band Ain't Draggin'

The Metronome All Stars/The International Jazzmen/The Just Jazz All Stars - Capitol Jazz Classics, Vol. 6: All Star Sessions  (Capitol M-11031)

Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) Bill Harris (trombone) Buddy DeFranco (clarinet) Flip Phillips (tenor sax) Nat King Cole (piano) Billy Bauer (guitar) Eddie Safranski (bass) Buddy Rich (drums) plus Buddy Childers, Ken Hanna, Al Porcino, Ray Wetzel (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Harry Forbes (trombone) Bart Varsalona (bass trombone) Art Pepper, George Weidler (alto sax) Bob Cooper, Warner Weidler (tenor sax) Bob Gioga (baritone sax) Shelly Manne (drums)
NYC, December 21, 1947
2934-4Metronome Riff

1949

Babs Gonzales - Weird Lullaby  (Blue Note CDP 7 84464 2)

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) Herbie Steward (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Pee Wee Tinney (guitar, vocals) Bruce Lawrence (bass, vocals) Jackie Mills (drums) Babs Gonzales (vocals)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 15 or 20, 1949
4099-4The Continental

Various Artists - Bebop Professors  (Capitol (J) CR-8812)

J.J. Johnson (trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) Herbie Steward (tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Pee Wee Tinney (guitar, vocals) Bruce Lawrence (bass, vocals) Jackie Mills (drums) Babs Gonzales (vocals): same session
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, March 15 or 20, 1949
4100-1Prelude To A Nightmare
** also issued on Capitol (J) ECJ 50073.

Baron Mingus - West Coast 1945-49  (Uptown UPCD 27.48)

John Anderson, Buddy Childers, Hobart Dotson, Eddie Preston (trumpet) Jimmy Knepper, Marty Smith, Britt Woodman (trombone) Eric Dolphy (alto sax, flute, clarinet) Jewel Grant, Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) Herb Caro (tenor sax, clarinet) William Green (tenor sax, clarinet, flute) Gene Porter (baritone sax, clarinet) Russ Freeman (piano) Red Callender, Charles Mingus (bass) Roy Porter (drums) Johnny Berger (percussion) and others
Hollywood, CA, spring 1949
REX28002-AThe Story Of Love
REX28014-AInspiration, Part 1
REX28014-BInspiration, Part 2

Various Artists - Jazz Off The Air, Vol. 2  (Spotlite (E) SPJ 145)

Art Farmer (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bob Cooper, Teddy Edwards (tenor sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) John Simmons (bass) Chuck Thompson (drums)
"Shrine Auditorium", Los Angeles, CA, mid April, 1949
Perdido
The Great Lie

1950

The Complete Capitol Recordings Of The Nat King Cole Trio  (Mosaic MR27-138)

Chico Alvarez, Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers, Jimmy Salko (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, John Halliburton, Herbie Harper (trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto sax) Bart Calderall, Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Bob Gioga (baritone sax) Nat King Cole (piano, vocals) Laurindo Almeida, Irving Ashby (guitar) Don Bagley, Joe Comfort (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Jack Costanzo (bongos, congas) Shorty Rogers, Pete Rugolo (arranger)
Capitol Studios, Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1950
6513-6Orange Colored Sky
6514-6Jam-Bo
** also issued on Mosaic MD18-138.

1951

Gerry Mulligan/Shorty Rogers - Modern Sounds  (Capitol T-691)

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger) John Graas (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor sax, arranger) Hampton Hawes (piano) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Hollywood, CA, October 8, 1951
9117Popo
9118Didi
9119Four Mothers

The Complete Atlantic And EMI Jazz Recordings Of Shorty Rogers  (Mosaic MR6-125)

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger) John Graas (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor sax, arranger) Hampton Hawes (piano) Don Bagley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same session
Hollywood, CA, October 8, 1951
9120Over The Rainbow
9121Apropos
9122Sam And The Lady
** also issued on Mosaic MD4-125.

Shelly Manne/Bill Russo - Deep People: Jazz Composers Workshop #1  (Savoy MG 12045)

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Bill Russo (trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Gene Esposito (piano) Don Bargley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums, vocals) Shelby Davis (vocals)
Chicago, IL, November 12, 1951
3600Pooch McGooch
3601The Count On Rush Street
3603All Of Me

Various Artists - Singin' And Swingin'  (Regent MG 6031)

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Bill Russo (trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Gene Esposito (piano) Don Bargley (bass) Shelly Manne (drums, vocals) Shelby Davis (vocals): same session
Chicago, IL, November 12, 1951
3602Back In Your Own Backyard
** also issued on Savoy MG 12060, MG 12217.

Shorty Rogers/Art Pepper - Popo  (Xanadu 148)

Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Frank Patchen (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1951
Popo
Lullaby In Rhythm
All The Things You Are
Robbins' Nest
Scrapple From The Apple
Body And Soul
Jive At Five
Cherokee

1952

Art Pepper Early Days, Vol. 1: Bob Andrews Collection 1  (Norma/Vantage (J) NLP 5001)

Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Burnhart (trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor sax) Frank Patchen (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, January 6, 1952
Tickle Toe
Jumpin' At The Woodside
September Song
Avalon
Over The Rainbow
Keep And Peachy
** also issued on Norma/Vantage (J) NOCD 5630 entitled "Bob Andrews Presents Art Pepper Live At The Lighthouse '52".

Bob Andrews Presents Art Pepper Live At The Lighthouse '52  (Norma/Vantage (J) NOCD 5630)

Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Burnhart (trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor sax) Frank Patchen (piano) Howard Rumsey (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same session
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, January 6, 1952
These Foolish Things
Dickie's Dream
Yesterdays
Another Hair Do
Indiana
** reissue of Norma/Vantage (J) NLP 5001 entitled "Art Pepper Early Days, Vol. 1: Bob Andrews Collection 1" + 5 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper - The Early Show  (Xanadu 108)

Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums, vibes)
"Surf Club", Hollywood, CA, early show, February 12, 1952
How High The Moon
Suzy The Poodle
Easy Steppin'
Tickle Toe
Patty Cake
Move
All The Things You Are
Don't Blame Me
Surf Ride
Rose Room
Suzy The Poodle (alternate take 1)

Art Pepper - The Late Show  (Xanadu 117)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums, vibes)
"Surf Club", Hollywood, CA, late show, February 12, 1952
A Night In Tunisia
Spiked Punch
The Way You Look Tonight
Minor Yours
Suzy The Poodle (alternate take 2)
Easy Steppin' (alternate take)
Chili Pepper
LAMJHP
Everything Happens To Me
Move (alternate take)

Art Pepper - Surf Ride  (Savoy MG 12089)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 4, 1952
D6001-7 | D6035Brown Gold
D6003-5 | D6037Surf Ride
D6004-4 | D6038Holiday Flight
Art Pepper (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1953
D6058-4Chili Pepper
D6059-1Suzy The Poodle
D6061-4Tickle Toe
Art Pepper (alto sax) Jack Montrose (tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Paul Ballerina (drums -1,2) Larry Bunker (drums -3/6)
Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1954
1. D6301-3Nutmeg
2. D6304-5Cinnamon
3. D6306-2Thyme Time
4. D6307-2Straight Life
5. D6308-5Art's Oregano
6. D6309-5The Way You Look Tonight

Art Pepper/Sonny Redd - Two Altos  (Regent MG 6069)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Larry Bunker (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 4, 1952
D6002-4 | D6036These Foolish Things
Art Pepper (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1953
D6060-4Everything Happens To Me
Art Pepper (alto sax) Jack Montrose (tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Paul Ballerina (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1954
D6303-1Deep Purple
D6305-3What's New
** also issued on Savoy MG 12215.

Al Haig - Inglewood Jam 1952  (Interplay (J) ABCJ-537)

Al Haig (piano) Gil Beacon (bass) Dick Staton (drums) with Chet Baker, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Jack Montrose (tenor sax) Harry Babasin (bass) and others
"Trade Winds", Inglewood, CA, August, 1952
On The Alamo
Crazy Rhythm
I Remember You

1953

Shorty Rogers And His Giants  (RCA Victor LPM-3137)

Shorty Rogers (trumpet, arranger, conductor) Milt Bernhart (trombone) John Graas (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper as Art Salt (alto sax) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, January 12, 1953
E3VB0007Powder Puff
E3VB0008The Pesky Serpent
E3VB0009Bunny
E3VB0010Pirouette
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, January 15, 1953
E3VB0011Morpo
E3VB0012Diablo's Dance
E3VB0013Mambo Del Crow
E3VB0014Indian Club

Shorty Rogers - Cool And Crazy  (RCA Victor LPM-3138)

Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, John Howell, Tom Reeves, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, John Halliburton (trombone) John Graas (French horn) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto sax) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor sax) Bob Cooper (baritone sax) Marty Paich (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 26 & April 2, 1953
Coup De Graas
Infinity Promenade
Short Stop
Boar Jibu
Contours Tale Of An African Lobster
Chiquito Loco
Sweetheart Of Sigmund Freud

Art Pepper Discoveries  (Savoy SJL 2217)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1953
D6058-2Chili Pepper
D6059-6Suzy The Poodle
D6060-3Everything Happens To Me
D6061-9Tickle Toe
Art Pepper (alto sax) Jack Montrose (tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Paul Ballerina (drums -1/4) Larry Bunker (drums -5/8)
Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1954
1. D6301-4Nutmeg
2. D6302-
3. D6304-3Cinnamon
4. D6305-2What's New
5. D6306-3Thyme Time
6. D6307-3Straight Life
7. D6308-2Art's Oregano
8. D6309-2The Way You Look Tonight

Art Pepper - The Complete Surf Ride  (Savoy (J) K30Y-6187/88)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Bob Whitlock (bass) Bobby White (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 29, 1953
D6058-3Chili Pepper
D6058-5-
D6059-3Suzy The Poodle
D6059-5-
D6060-1Everything Happens To Me
D6060-2-
D6060-6-
Art Pepper (alto sax) Jack Montrose (tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Paul Ballerina (drums -1/4) Larry Bunker (drums -5/7)
Los Angeles, CA, August 25, 1954
1. D6301-6Nutmeg
2. D6301-7-
3. D6304-2Cinnamon
4. D6305-1What's New
5. D6306-1Thyme Time
6. D6307-1Straight Life
7. D6308-1Art's Oregano

Art Pepper With Sonny Clark Trio - Straight-Ahead Jazz, Vol. 1  (Straight-Ahead Jazz SAJ-1001)

Art Pepper (alto sax -1/3,5,6) Sonny Clark (piano) Harry Babasin (cello, bass) Bobby White (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, March 30, 1953
1.Brown Gold
2.These Foolish Things
3.Tickle Toe
4.Tenderly
5.Strike Up The Band
6.Night And Day
** part of Venus (J) TKCZ-79005; Norma/Vantage (J) NOCD 5629.

Art Pepper With Sonny Clark Trio - Straight-Ahead Jazz, Vol. 2  (Straight-Ahead Jazz SAJ-1004)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Sonny Clark (piano) Harry Babasin (cello, bass) Howard Rumsey (bass -2) Bobby White (drums) John Levine (congas -2)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, March 30, 1953
1.Deep Purple
2.Blue Bird
3.S' Wonderful
4.Pennies From Heaven
** part of Venus (J) TKCZ-79005; Norma/Vantage (J) NOCD 5629.

Art Pepper With Sonny Clark Trio - Holiday Flight: Lighthouse 1953  (Venus (J) TKCZ-79005)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Sonny Clark (piano) Harry Babasin (cello, bass) Bobby White (drums)
"The Lighthouse", Hermosa Beach, CA, March 30, 1953
Holiday Flight
** same contents as Straight-Ahead Jazz SAJ-1001 + Straight-Ahead Jazz SAJ-1004 + 1 bonus track.

Shelly Manne And His Men, Vol. 1 - The West Coast Sound  (Contemporary C 3507)

Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax) Marty Paich (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Shorty Rogers, Bill Russo (arranger)
Hollywood, CA, April 6, 1953
LK339Mallets
LK340You And The Night And The Music
LK341La Mucura
LK342Gazelle
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-152, OJCCD-152-2.

1956 (age 31)

Shorty Rogers - The Big Shorty Express  (RCA Victor LPM-1350)

Conte Candoli, Pete Candoli, Harry Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Bob Enevoldsen, Frank Rosolino (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) John Graas (French horn) Paul Sarmento (tuba) Charlie Mariano, Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Holman, Jack Montrose (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (baritone sax) Lou Levy (piano) Ralph Pena (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 5, 1956
Pay The Piper
At Home With Sweets
Pink Squirrel
Blues Express

Art Pepper Plays Shorty Rogers And Others  (Pacific Jazz PJ-LA896-H)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
Tynan Time
Minor Yours
Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Bud Shank (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Shorty Rogers (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957
Didi
Diablo's Dance

Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 3  (World Pacific JWC-507)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
Ol' Croix (as Old Croix)
Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Little Girl

Various Artists - Solo Flight  (Pacific Jazz JWC-505)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-505.

The Complete Pacific Jazz Small Group Recordings Of Art Pepper  (Mosaic MR3-105)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums): same session
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
The Great Lie
Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Bud Shank (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Shorty Rogers (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957
Popo (alternate take)

Various Artists - The Blues, Vol. 2: Have Blues, Will Travel  (World Pacific JWC-509)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
The Route

The Playboy Jazz All Stars, Vol. 2  (Playboy PB 1958)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums): same session
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
Sonny Boy

Various Artists - The Blues In Stereo  (World Pacific JWC-513)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Stan Levey (drums): same session
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1956
The Route (edited version)
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1021.

The Return Of Art Pepper  (Jazz West JWLP 10)

Jack Sheldon (trumpet -1,2,4/7,9,10) Art Pepper (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, August 6, 1956
1. IM-3827Pepper Returns
2. IM-3828Broadway
3. IM-3829You Go To My Head
4. IM-3830Angel Wings
5. IM-3831Funny Blues
6. IM-3832Five More
7. IM-3833Minority
8. IM-3834Patricia
9. IM-3835Mambo De La Pinta
10. IM-3836Walkin' Out Blues
** also issued on Score SLP 4032; Jazz West (J) GXF-3127.

The Marty Paich Quartet Featuring Art Pepper  (Tampa TP 28)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Marty Paich (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Frank Capp (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, August, 1956
What's Right For You
You And The Night And The Music
Sidewinder
Abstract Art
Over The Rainbow
All The Things You Are
Pitfall
Melancholy Madeline
Marty's Blues
** also issued on Tampa TP 28 (later). Charlie Parker PLP 829, PLP 829S entitled "Art Pepper/Marty Paich - Chile Pepper".

Hoagy Carmichael - Hoagy Sings Carmichael  (Pacific Jazz PJ-1223)

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo (trumpet) Jimmy Zito (bass trumpet) Harry Klee, Art Pepper (alto sax) Mort Friedman (tenor sax) Marty Berman (baritone sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Irv Cottler (drums) Hoagy Carmichael (vocals) Johnny Mandel (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, September 10, 1956
Georgia On My Mind
New Orleans
Baltimore Oriole
Ralph Pena (bass) replaces Mondragon
Los Angeles, CA, September 11, 1956
Memphis In June
Two Sleepy People
Lazy River
Don Fagerquist, Ray Linn (trumpet) Jimmy Zito (bass trumpet) Harry Klee, Art Pepper (alto sax) Mort Friedman (tenor sax) Marty Berman (baritone sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Nick Fatool (drums) Hoagy Carmichael (vocals) Johnny Mandel (arranger, conductor)
Forum Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, September 13, 1956
Winter Moon
Skylark
ST-1889Rockin' Chair
ST-1890Ballad In Blue
** also issued on World Pacific PJ-1223; Pacific Jazz CDP 7 46862 2.

Various Artists - The Sound Of Big Band Jazz In Hi-Fi!  (World Pacific WP-1257)

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo (trumpet) Jimmy Zito (bass trumpet) Harry Klee, Art Pepper (alto sax) Mort Friedman (tenor sax) Marty Berman (baritone sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Irv Cottler (drums) Johnny Mandel (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, September 10, 1956
Georgia On My Mind (instrumental)
Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Bud Shank (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Shorty Rogers (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957
Bunny
** also issued on World Pacific JWC-514, ST-1015.

Cy Touff - Havin' A Ball  (World Pacific PJM-410)

Harry Edison, Conrad Gozzo (trumpet) Jimmy Zito (bass trumpet) Harry Klee, Art Pepper (alto sax) Mort Friedman (tenor sax) Marty Berman (baritone sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Al Hendrickson (guitar) Ralph Pena (bass) Irv Cottler (drums) Johnny Mandel (arranger, conductor) plus overdubs: Bill Holman (tenor sax)
Los Angeles, CA, September 11, 1956;
probably Los Angeles, CA area, 1958
Lazy River
** also issued on World Pacific WPM-410.

Chet Baker Big Band  (Pacific Jazz PJ-1229)

Chet Baker, Conte Candoli, Norman Faye (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto sax) Bill Perkins, Phil Urso (tenor sax) Bobby Timmons (piano) James Bond (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 26, 1956
A Foggy Day
Darn That Dream
ST-1898Tenderly
** also issued on World Pacific PJ-1229.

Chet Baker And Art Pepper - Playboys  (World Pacific PJ-1234)

Chet Baker (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Phil Urso (tenor sax) Carl Perkins (piano) Curtis Counce (bass) Lawrence Marable (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, October 31, 1956
For Minors Only
Minor Yours
Resonant Emotions
Tynan Time
Picture Of Heath
For Miles And Miles
C.T.A.
** also issued on Pacific Jazz PJ-18 entitled "Chet Baker/Art Pepper/Phil Urso - Picture Of Heath".

Russell Garcia/Warne Marsh/Marty Paich/Billy Ussleton/John Towner/Med Flory - A Notable Exhibition By West Coast Jazz Artists: Modern Jazz Gallery  (Kapp KXL-5001)

Buddy Childers, Don Fagerquist, Maynard Ferguson, Ray Linn (trumpet) Milt Bernhart, Lloyd Elliott, Tommy Pederson, Frank Rosolino (trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto sax) Ted Nash (tenor sax) Chuck Gentry (baritone sax) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Max Bennett (bass) Alvin Stoller (drums) Russell Garcia (conductor, arranger)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 2, 1956
Music City
Fish Tail
Smoggy Day
Los Angeles River

The Art Pepper Quartet  (Tampa RS 1001)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Gary Frommer (drums)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 23, 1956
Art's Opus
I Surrender, Dear
Diane
Pepper Pot
Besame Mucho
Blues At Twilight
Val's Pal
** also issued on Tampa TP 20; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-816-2.

The Art Pepper Quartet  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-816-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Gary Frommer (drums): same session
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, November 23, 1956
Pepper Pot (alternate take)
Blues At Twilight (alternate take)
Val's Pal (take 1)
Val's Pal (take 4)
Val's Pal (take 5)
** reissue of Tampa RS 1001 + 5 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper - ...The Way It Was!  (Contemporary S 7630)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Warne Marsh (tenor sax) Ronnie Ball (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Gary Frommer (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 26, 1956
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
All The Things You Are
What's New
Tickle Toe
Art Pepper (alto sax) Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Hollywood, CA, January 19, 1957
The Man I Love
Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Hollywood, CA, February 29, 1960
The Way You Look Tonight
Art Pepper (alto sax) Dolo Coker (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 23 & 25, 1960
Autumn Leaves
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-389, OJCCD-389-2.

Art Pepper With Warne Marsh  (Contemporary (J) VICJ 23640)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Warne Marsh (tenor sax) Ronnie Ball (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Gary Frommer (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 26, 1956
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me (alternate take)
All The Things You Are (alternate take)
Avalon
Warnin' (take 1)
Warnin' (take 2)
Stompin' At The Savoy

Ted Brown - Free Wheeling  (Vanguard VRS-8515)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Ted Brown, Warne Marsh (tenor sax) Ronnie Ball (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Jeff Morton (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 26, 1956
Aretha
Long Gone
Once We Were Young
Foolin' Myself
Avalon
On A Slow Boat To China
Crazy, She Calls Me
Broadway
Arrival

Bill Perkins/Art Pepper/Richie Kamuca - Just Friends  (Pacific Jazz PJM-401)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Radio Annex, Los Angeles, CA, December 11, 1956
A Foggy Day
Diane-A-Flow
What Is This Thing Called Love
Zenobia
** also issued on World Pacific WPM-401.

Art Pepper - Modern Art  (Intro ILP 606)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano -1,2,5) Ben Tucker (bass) Chuck Flores (drums -1,2,5)
Radio Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, December 28, 1956
1. RR2783 | IM-3837What Is This Thing Called Love
2. RR2784 | IM-3838Stompin' At The Savoy
3. RR2785 | IM-3839Blues In
4. RR2785 | IM-3841Blues Out
5. RR2786 | IM-3840Bewitched
Art Pepper (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Master Recorders, Hollywood, CA, January 14, 1957
MR2804 | IM-3842When You're Smiling
MR2805 | IM-3843Cool Bunny
MR2806 | IM-3844Diane's Dilemma
** also issued on Score SLP 4030; Intro (J) LNJ-70080, (J) GXF-3129.

1957

Joe Morello - Collections  (Intro ILP 608)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax) Red Norvo (vibes -1/3) Gerald Wiggins (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Joe Morello (drums)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, January 3, 1957
1. IM-3845Tenor Blooz
2. IM-3846You're Driving Me Crazy
3. IM-3849Pepper Steak
4. IM-3773Yardbird Suite
5. IM-5031Straight Life
** also issued on Score SLP 4031 entitled "Art Pepper With The Red Norvo Trio".

Art Pepper - Early Art  (Blue Note BN-LA591-H2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Master Recorders, Hollywood, CA, January 14, 1957
Diane's Dilemma (alternate take) (as Blues Out)

The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings, Vol. 2 - Modern Art  (Blue Note CDP 7 46848 2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Chuck Flores (drums): same session
Master Recorders, Hollywood, CA, January 14, 1957
MR2807Summertime
Art Pepper (alto sax) Carl Perkins (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Audio Arts Studio, Hollywood, CA, April 1, 1957
AA2874Begin The Beguine (alternate take)
AA2876-2Webb City (alternate take)
AA2879-10 | IM-3861?Fascinatin' Rhythm (take 2)

Art Pepper Meets The Rhythm Section  (Contemporary C 3532)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Red Garland (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Hollywood, CA, January 19, 1957
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
Red Pepper Blues
Imagination
Waltz Me Blues
Straight Life
Jazz Me Blues
Tin Tin Deo
Star Eyes
Birks' Works
** also issued on Contemporary S 7532; Stereo S 7018; Original Jazz Classics OJC-338, OJCCD-338-2.

Art Pepper/Sonny Criss/Bud Shank - The Altoman: Bob Andrews Collection 5  (Norma/Vantage (J) NLP 5005)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Carl Perkins (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Frankie Capp (drums) Bobby Troup (host)
KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #30. 1957-#4, January 28, 1957
Cherokee
Over The Rainbow
What Is This Thing Called Love

Quincy Jones - Go West, Man!  (ABC-Paramount ABC-186)

Benny Carter, Herb Geller, Charlie Mariano, Art Pepper (alto sax) Lou Levy (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Quincy Jones (conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, February 25 & 26 & March 1, 1957
Dancin' Pants
Be My Guest
King Road Blues

The Complete Art Pepper Aladdin Recordings, Vol. 3 - The Art Of Pepper  (Blue Note CDP 7 46853 2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Carl Perkins (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Chuck Flores (drums)
Audio Arts Studio, Hollywood, CA, April 1, 1957
AA2871-4 | IM-3979Holiday Flight

Art Pepper - Omega Alpha  (Blue Note LT-1064)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Carl Perkins (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Chuck Flores (drums): same session
Audio Arts Studio, Hollywood, CA, April 1, 1957
AA2872-1 | IM-3980Too Close For Comfort
AA2874-5 | IM-3858Begin The Beguine
AA2876 | IM-3859Webb City
AA2877-1 | IM-3857/3860Summertime
AA2880-3 | IM-3981Body And Soul
AA2885-6 | IM-3982Surf Ride

Art Pepper - The Art Of Pepper, Vol. II  (Overseas (J) ULS-1534-V)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Carl Perkins (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Chuck Flores (drums): same session
Audio Arts Studio, Hollywood, CA, April 1, 1957
AA2873-1 | IM-3855Long Ago And Far Away
AA2875-3 | IM-3856I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
AA2879 | IM-3854?Fascinatin' Rhythm
AA2881-7 | IM-3853Without A Song
AA2884-2 | IM-3852The Breeze And I

Various Artists - Showcase For Modern Jazz  (Decca DL 8679)

Bob Cooper (oboe, tenor sax) Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax) Claude Williamson (piano) Howard Lucraft (guitar) Monty Budwig (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, June, 1957
California Zephyr
Two-Part Contention
Midnight Sun

The John Graas Nonet - Jazzmantics  (Decca DL 8677)

Conte Candoli (trumpet) John Graas (French horn) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Buddy Collette (baritone sax) Paul Moer (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 22, 1957
Midnight Sun
Petite Poem
Jazz Overture
Conte Candoli (trumpet) John Graas (French horn) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Buddy Collette (baritone sax) Paul Moer (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1957
Jazz Chorale
Will Success Spoil Rock N' Roll?
Id

Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 4  (World Pacific JWC-510)

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Bud Shank (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Shorty Rogers (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957
Popo

Various Artists - Jazz West Coast, Vol. 5  (World Pacific JWC-511)

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Bud Shank (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Shorty Rogers (arranger, conductor): same session
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957
Powder Puff
** also issued on World Pacific ST-1031.

Art Pepper - The Artistry Of Pepper  (Blue Note CDP 7 97194 2)

Don Fagerquist (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Holman (tenor sax) Bud Shank (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Monte Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Shorty Rogers (arranger, conductor): same session
Los Angeles, CA, August 12, 1957
Diablo's Dance (alternate take)

John Graas - Coup De Graas  (EmArcy MG 36117)

Conte Candoli (trumpet) John Graas (French horn) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax, oboe) Buddy Collette (baritone sax, flute) Paul Moer (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Larry Bunker (drums, xylophone, timpani)
Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1957
15631Blocksounds
15632Blues Street
15633Van Nuis Indeed
Pete Candoli (trumpet -1,2) John Graas (French horn) Red Callender (tuba -1/3) Art Pepper (alto sax -1/3, tenor sax -4,5) Bob Cooper (tenor sax, oboe -1/3) Buddy Collette (baritone sax, flute -1/3) Paul Moer (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Larry Bunker (drums, xylophone, timpani)
Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1957
1. 15634Development
2. 15635Land Of Broken Toys
3. 15636Swing Nicely
4. 15637Walkin' Shoes
5. 15638Rogeresque
** also issued on EmArcy SR 80020; Mercury MG 20533, SR 60210 entitled "John Graas!".

Jack Sheldon Arrives  (Gene Norman Presents GNP 45)

Chet Baker, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Stu Williamson (valve trombone) Herb Geller, Art Pepper (alto sax) Harold Land (tenor sax) Paul Moer (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August, 1957
Sunset Eyes
Julie Is Her Name
J.S.
Aplomb
Anyhow
** also issued on Gene Norman Presents GNP 60 entitled "Jack's Groove". Gene Norman Presents GNPS 2029 entitled "Play, Buddy, Play!". GNP Crescendo GNPS 9036 entitled "Jack Sheldon And His All Star Band". GNP Crescendo GNPD 2276 entitled "Jack Sheldon And His All Stars".

Art Pepper - Mucho Calor  (Andex A 3002)

Conte Candoli (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Ben Tucker (bass) Chuck Flores (drums) Jack Costanzo, Mike Pacheco (percussion)
Los Angeles, CA, October, 1957
Mucho Calor
Autumn Leaves
Mambo De La Pinta
I'll Remember April
Voya Hombre Voya
I Love You
Mambo Jumbo
Old Devil Moon
Pernod
That Old Black Magic
** also issued on Andex S 3002.

1958

John Graas - International Premiere In Jazz  (Andex A 3003)

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen as Bob Envoldsen (trombone) John Graas (French horn) Buddy Collette (flute, clarinet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Paul Moer (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker (drums, vibes) John Graas (composer)
Hollywood, CA, March 18, 1958
Jazz Chaconne No. 1: Chaconne, Part I
Jazz Chaconne No. 1: Chaconne, Part II - (Medium Fast)
Jazz Chaconne No. 1: Chaconne, Part III - (Slow In 6/4)
** also issued on Andex S 3003. V.S.O.P. #65 CD entitled "International Premiere In Jazz With Art Pepper And Bill Perkins".

John Graas - International Premiere In Jazz With Art Pepper And Bill Perkins  (V.S.O.P. #65 CD)

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen as Bob Envoldsen (trombone) John Graas (French horn) Buddy Collette (flute, clarinet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Paul Moer (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Larry Bunker (drums, vibes) John Graas (composer): same session
Hollywood, CA, March 18, 1958
Jazz Chaconne No. 1: Chaconne, Part I
-
Jazz Chaconne No. 1: Chaconne, Part IIB
-
** reissue of Andex A 3003 entitled "International Premiere In Jazz" + 4 bonus tracks.

Buddy DeFranco, Art Pepper - Sessions, Live  (Calliope CAL 3015)

Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) Larry Bunker (piano) Don Payne (bass) Chuck Flores (drums) Bobby Troup (host)
KABC-TV, Stars Of Jazz #91. 1958-#13, March 31, 1958
All The Things You Are
same session
Everything Happens To Me
same session
St. Louis Blues

1959

The Modern Touch Of Marty Paich - The Broadway Bit  (Warner Bros. W 1296)

Frank Beach (trumpet) Stu Williamson (trumpet, valve trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone, tenor sax) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet, baritone sax) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Victor Feldman (vibes, percussion) Marty Paich (piano) Scott LaFaro (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, early 1959
B10339Too Close For Comfort
B10340Younger Than Springtime / The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
B10341I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face
B10342It's All Right With Me
B10343I Love Paris
B10344Lazy Afternoon
B10345Just In Time
B10346If I Were A Bell
B10347I've Never Been In Love Before
** also issued on Warner Bros. WS 1296. Discovery DS-844 entitled "Marty Paich Big Band - The New York Scene".
** part of Discovery DSCD-962.

Dave Pell - The Big Small Bands  (Capitol T-1309)

Frank Beach, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Arthur Maebe (French horn) Phil Stephens (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Dave Pell (tenor sax) Marty Berman (baritone sax) Marty Paich (piano) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February, 1959
Walkin' Shoes
Boplicity
Popo
** also issued on Capitol ST-1309.

Art Pepper + Eleven - Modern Jazz Classics  (Contemporary M 3568)

Pete Candoli, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Dick Nash (trombone) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone, tenor sax) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Herb Geller (alto sax) Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Med Flory (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, March 14, 1959
Opus De Funk
'Round Midnight
Walkin' Shoes
Airegin
Al Porcino (trumpet) Bud Shank (alto sax) replaces Candoli, Geller
Los Angeles, CA, March 28, 1959
Groovin' High
Shaw 'Nuff
Anthropology
Donna Lee
Charlie Kennedy (alto sax) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) replaces Shank, Perkins
Los Angeles, CA, May 12, 1959
Move
Four Brothers
Bernie's Tune
Walkin'
** also issued on Contemporary S 7568; Original Jazz Classics OJC-341, OJCCD-341-2.

Art Pepper + Eleven - Modern Jazz Classics  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-341-2)

Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Dick Nash (trombone) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone, tenor sax) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Bud Shank (alto sax) Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Med Flory (baritone sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Marty Paich (arranger, conductor): Bud Shank (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) replaces Kennedy, Kamuca
Los Angeles, CA, March 28, 1959
Donna Lee (alternate take)
Charlie Kennedy (alto sax) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) replaces Shank, Perkins
Los Angeles, CA, May 12, 1959
Walkin' (alternate take 1)
Walkin' (alternate take 2)
** reissue of Contemporary M 3568 + 3 bonus tracks.

Herb Ellis Meets Jimmy Giuffre  (Verve MGV 8311)

Art Pepper, Bud Shank (alto sax) Richie Kamuca (tenor sax) Jimmy Giuffre (tenor, baritone sax) Lou Levy (piano) Herb Ellis, Jim Hall (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Stan Levey (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 1959
26285-5Goose Geese
26286-3When Your Lover Has Gone
26287-8You Know
26288-7My Old Flame
26289-4Country Boy
26290-10People Will Say We're In Love
26291-7Remember
26292-1Patricia
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6045.

Barney Kessel - Some Like It Hot  (Contemporary M 3565)

Joe Gordon (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel, Jack Marshall (guitar) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 30 & 31, 1959
Some Like It Hot
I Wanna Be Loved By You
Sweet Sue
Runnin' Wild
Sweet Georgia Brown
Down Among The Sheltering Palms
Sugar Blues
By The Beautiful Sea
** also issued on Contemporary S 7565; Original Jazz Classics OJC-168, OJCCD-168-2.

Barney Kessel - Some Like It Hot  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-168-2)

Joe Gordon (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) Jimmy Rowles (piano) Barney Kessel, Jack Marshall (guitar) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, March 30 & 31, 1959
Sweet Sue (alternate take)
Runnin' Wild (alternate take)
** reissue of Contemporary M 3565 + 2 bonus tracks.

Mel Torme With The Meltones - Back In Town  (Verve MGV 2120)

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax) Victor Feldman (vibes) Marty Paich (piano, organ, celeste, arranger) 5 unknown (guitar) unknown (bass) unknown (drums) Mel Torme (vocals) The Mel-Tones: Ginny O'Connor, Bernie Parke, Sue Allen, Tom Kenny (chorus) unidentified orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, April 23, 28 & 29, 1959
26374-11Makin' Whoopee!
26375-4What Is This Thing Called Love
26376-20Baubles, Bangles And Beads
26377-4It Happened In Monterey
26378-7I've Never Been In Love Before
26379-6Truckin'
26380-5Hit The Road To Dreamland
26381-8Li'l Darlin'
26382-6A Bunch Of The Blues: Don't Dream Of Anybody But Me / Keester Parade / TNT / Tiny's Blues
26383-5Some Like It Hot
26384-7A Smooth One
26385-13I Hadn't Anyone Till You
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6063.

The Modern Touch Of Marty Paich - I Get A Boot Out Of You  (Warner Bros. W 1349)

Conte Candoli, Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) George Roberts (bass trombone) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Bill Hood (baritone sax) Victor Feldman (vibes) Russ Freeman (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Marty Paich (leader)
Los Angeles, CA, June 30 & July 2 & 7, 1959
B10810It Don't Mean A Thing
B10811No More
B10812Love For Sale
B10813Moanin'
B10814Violets For Your Furs
B10815What Am I Here For / Cottontail
B10816Warm Valley
B10817Things Ain't What They Used To Be
** also issued on Warner Bros. WS 1349. Discovery DS-829 entitled "Marty Paich Band Featuring Art Pepper, Jack Sheldon And Victor Feldman - I Get A Boot Out Of You".
** part of Discovery DSCD-962.

Joanie Sommers - Positively The Most!  (Warner Bros. W 1346)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Joanie Sommers (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, June, 1959
Heart And Soul
My Heart Belongs To Daddy
Something I Dreamed Last Night
So In Love
Oh, But I Do
Squeeze Me
** also issued on Warner Bros. WS 1346.

Andre Previn - The Subterraneans  (MGM E 3812)

Jack Sheldon (trumpet -1/5,8) Art Farmer (trumpet -1/7) Bob Enevoldsen (valve trombone -1/5) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax -1/5) Gerry Mulligan (baritone sax -1/7) Russ Freeman (piano) Andre Previn (piano -1/5) Red Mitchell (bass -1/5,8) Buddy Clark (bass -1/7) Shelly Manne (drums -1/5,8) Dave Bailey (drums -1/7) Carmen McRae (vocals -1/5) unidentified orchestra (-1/5)
Los Angeles, CA, summer 1959
1.Why Are We Afraid
2.Two By Two
3.A Rose And The End
4.Look Ma No Clothes
5.Analyst
6.Bread And Wine
7.Things Are Looking Down
8.Raising Caen

Toni Harper - Lady Lonely  (RCA Victor LPM-2092)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Toni Harper (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, July 15, 16 & 28, 1959
Lady Lonely
He Was A Man
My Heart Is A Lonely Hunter
Blue It Grows
I Love The Blues
The Other Woman
Nobody Home But The Blues
Love Has Come Love Has Gone

Jesse Belvin - Mr. Easy  (RCA Victor LPM-2105)

Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) Jesse Belvin (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, December 8, 1959
Something Happens To Me
The Best Is Yet To Come
Let There Be Love
It's All Right With Me
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, December 16, 1959
In The Still Of The Night
Blues In The Night
I'll Buy You A Star
Makin' Whoopee!

1960

Mel Torme Swings Shubert Alley With The Marty Paich Dek-Tette  (Verve MGV 2132)

Al Porcino, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Vince DeRosa (French horn) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Bill Hood (baritone sax) Marty Paich (piano, arranger) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) Mel Torme (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, January 21, 1960
23045-9 | 64VK325Too Close For Comfort
23046Once In Love With Amy
23047Whatever Lola Wants
23048Hello, Young Lovers
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, February 4, 1960
23071-9Too Darn Hot
23072-5A Sleepin' Bee
23073-8All I Need Is A Girl
23074-5Lonely Town
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, February 11, 1960
23085-19The Surrey With The Fringe On Top
23086-15 | 64VK326On The Street Where You Live
23087-5 | 64VK321Just In Time
23088-4Old Devil Moon
** also issued on Verve MGVS 6146.

Art Pepper - Gettin' Together  (Contemporary M 3573)

Conte Candoli (trumpet -1,2,5) Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Hollywood, CA, February 29, 1960
1.Whims Of Chambers
2.Bijou The Poodle
3.Why Are We Afraid
4.Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise
5.Rhythm-A-Ning
6.Gettin' Together
7.Diane
** also issued on Contemporary S 7573; Original Jazz Classics OJC-169, OJCCD-169-2.

Art Pepper - Gettin' Together  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-169-2)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax) Wynton Kelly (piano) Paul Chambers (bass) Philly Joe Jones (drums)
Hollywood, CA, February 29, 1960
Gettin' Together (alternate take)
** reissue of Contemporary M 3573 + 2 bonus tracks.

Ethel Azama - Cool Heat  (Liberty LRP-3142)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Ethel Azama (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, February, 1960
Johnny One Note
Like Someone In Love
Surrey With The Fringe On Top
You Smell So Good
I'm Glad There Is You
My Ship
Squeeze Me
Daybreak
All I Need Is You
When The Sun Comes Out
You're So Bad For Me
Time After Time

The Hi-Lo's - All Over The Place  (Columbia CL 1509)

Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Frank Rosolino, Dicky Wells (trombone) Red Callender (tuba) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Bill Hood (baritone sax) Douglas Fisher (piano) Al Hendrickson, Bill Pitman (guitar) Buddy Clark (bass) Mel Lewis (drums) The Hi-Lo's, Marty Paich (conductor)
NYC, March 24, 1960
Isle Of Capri
My Little Grass Shack In Kealakekua
Hawaii

Toni Harper - Night Mood  (RCA Victor LPM-2253)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Toni Harper (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, April 13, 1960
In The Still Of The Night
Paradise
Saturday Night
A Sleepin' Bee
You And The Night And The Music

June Christy - Something Cool  (Capitol ST-516)

Art Pepper (alto sax) June Christy (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Pete Rugolo (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, April, 1960
Something Cool
Lonely House
The Night We Called It A Day
Midnight Sun
The Stranger Called The Blues
I Should Care

Shorty Rogers - The Swingin' Nutcracker  (RCA Victor LPM-2110)

John Audino, Conte Candoli, Shorty Rogers, Ray Triscari, Jimmy Zito (trumpet) Harry Betts, Frank Rosolino, Kenny Shroyer (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Chuck Gentry (baritone sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 17, 1960
Flowers For The Cats
Blue Reeds
Pass The Duke
Six Pax
John Audino, Conte Candoli, Shorty Rogers, Ray Triscari, Jimmy Zito (trumpet) Harry Betts, Frank Rosolino, Kenny Shroyer (trombone) George Roberts (bass trombone) Jimmy Giuffre (clarinet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bud Shank (alto sax, flute) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca, Bill Perkins (tenor sax) Chuck Gentry (baritone sax) Lou Levy (piano) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 24, 1960
Snowball
China Where
Like Nutty Overture

The Marty Paich Piano Quartet - Lush, Latin And Cool  (RCA Victor LPM-2259)

Stu Williamson (trumpet) Dave Wells (trumpet, trombone) Art Pepper, Bud Shank (reeds) Pete Jolly, Marty Paich, Jimmie Rowles, John Williams (piano) Bill Pitman (guitar) Joe Mondragon (bass) Mel Lewis (drums)
RCA Victor's Music Center Of The World, Hollywood, CA, June 2, 1960
L2PB0668Little Rock Getaway
L2PB0669Boogie Woogie On Handy's St. Louis Blues
L2PB0670One O'Clock Jump
L2PB0671Honky Tonk Train

Henry Mancini - Combo!  (RCA Victor LPM-2258)

Pete Candoli (trumpet) Dick Nash (trombone) Art Pepper (clarinet) Ted Nash (alto sax, flute) Ronny Lang (baritone sax, flute) Larry Bunker (vibes) Johnny Williams (piano) Bob Bain (guitar) Rolly Bundock (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Ramon Rivers (congas)
Los Angeles, CA, June 14, 17 & 21, 1960
Moanin'
Sidewalks Of Cuba
Dream Of You
Swing Lightly
Castle Rock
A Powdered Wig
Playboy's Theme
Tequila
Far East Blues
Charleston Alley
Scandinavian Shuffle
Everybody Blow

Helen Humes - Songs I Like To Sing!  (Contemporary M 3582)

Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick (trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) Teddy Edwards, Ben Webster (tenor sax) Bill Hood (baritone sax) Andre Previn (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Helen Humes (vocals) Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, September 6 & 7, 1960
Don't Worry 'Bout Me
Mean To Me
I Want A Roof Over My Head
St. Louis Blues
You're Driving Me Crazy
Million Dollar Secret
Love Me Or Leave Me
Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
** also issued on Contemporary S 7582; Original Jazz Classics OJC-171, OJCCD-171-2.

Helen Humes - Songs I Like To Sing!  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-171-2)

Al Porcino, Jack Sheldon, Ray Triscari, Stu Williamson (trumpet) Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick (trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) Teddy Edwards, Ben Webster (tenor sax) Bill Hood (baritone sax) Andre Previn (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Shelly Manne (drums) Helen Humes (vocals) Marty Paich (arranger, conductor): same session
Los Angeles, CA, September 6 & 7, 1960
Don't Worry 'Bout Me (alternate take)
** reissue of Contemporary M 3582 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - Smack Up  (Contemporary M 3602)

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, October 24 & 25, 1960
Smack Up
Las Cuevas De Mario
A Bit Of Basie
How Can You Lose
Maybe Next Year
Tears Inside
** also issued on Contemporary S 7602; Original Jazz Classics OJC-176, OJCCD-176-2.

Art Pepper - Smack Up  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-176-2)

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Frank Butler (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, October 24 & 25, 1960
Solid Citizens (take 33)
Solid Citizens (take 37)
** reissue of Contemporary M 3602 + 2 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper - Intensity  (Contemporary M 3607)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Dolo Coker (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, November 23 & 25, 1960
I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me
I Love You
Come Rain Or Come Shine
Long Ago
Gone With The Wind
I Wished On The Moon
Too Close For Comfort
** also issued on Contemporary S 7607; Original Jazz Classics OJC-387, OJCCD-387-2.

Art Pepper - Intensity  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-387-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Dolo Coker (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Frank Butler (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, November 23 & 25, 1960
Five Points
** reissue of Contemporary M 3607 + 1 bonus track.

1961

Helyne Stewart - Love Moods  (Contemporary M 3601)

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Frank Rosolino (trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) Teddy Edwards (tenor sax, arranger) Pete Jolly (piano) Jimmy Bond (bass) Frank Butler (drums) Helyne Stewart (vocals)
Hollywood, CA, January 20, 1961
Love Is Here To Stay
The Man I Love
How Deep Is The Ocean
My Silent Love
** also issued on Contemporary S 7601; Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-1020-2.

1964

Art Pepper Quartet '64 In San Francisco  (Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-402)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Frank Strazzeri (piano) Hersh Hamel (bass) Bill Goodwin (drums)
"Jazz Casual Show", San Francisco, CA, May 8, 1964
The Trip
D Section
Junior Cat (as Groupin')
same personnel
San Francisco, CA, June, 1964
Summer Night
Sonnymoon For Two

Frankie Randall - A Swingin' Touch  (RCA NL 45978)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Frankie Randall (vocals) unidentified orchestra, Marty Paich (arranger, conductor)
Los Angeles, CA, August 21, 1964
My Kind Of Town
One Morning In May
On The Other Side Of The Tracks
More
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, February 3, 1965
Too Long At The Fair
The More I See You
The Rules Of The Road
Next Time

1968 (age 43)

The Buddy Rich Big Band - Mercy, Mercy  (Pacific Jazz ST-20133)

David Culp, Kenneth Faulk, Al Porcino, William Prince (trumpet) Richard Stepton, Jim Trimble (trombone) Peter Graves (bass trombone) Charles Owens, Art Pepper (alto sax) Pat LaBarbera, Don Menza (tenor sax) John Laws (baritone sax) Joe Azarello (piano) Walter Namuth (guitar) Gary Walters (Fender bass, string bass) Buddy Rich (drums)
"Caesar's Palace", Las Vegas, NV, July 7, 1968
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
Preach And Teach
Channel 1 Suite
Big Mama Cass
Goodbye Yesterday
Acid Truth
Alfie
Ode To Billie Joe
** also issued on Pacific Jazz 7243 8 54331 2 2.

The Buddy Rich Big Band - Mercy, Mercy  (Pacific Jazz 7243 8 54331 2 2)

David Culp, Kenneth Faulk, Al Porcino, William Prince (trumpet) Richard Stepton, Jim Trimble (trombone) Peter Graves (bass trombone) Charles Owens, Art Pepper (alto sax) Pat LaBarbera, Don Menza (tenor sax) John Laws (baritone sax) Joe Azarello (piano) Walter Namuth (guitar) Gary Walters (Fender bass, string bass) Buddy Rich (drums): same session
"Caesar's Palace", Las Vegas, NV, July 7, 1968
Chavala
Mr. Lucky
Chelsea Bridge
** reissue of Pacific Jazz ST-20133 + 3 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper Quintet Live At Donte's, Vol. 1  (Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-5001)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Joe Romano (tenor sax) Frank Strazzeri (piano) Chuck Berghofer (bass) Nick Ceroli (drums)
"Donte's", North Hollywood, CA, November 24, 1968
Groupin'
Lover Come Back To Me
** part of Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1039.

Art Pepper Quintet Live At Donte's 1968  (Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1039)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Joe Romano (tenor sax) Frank Strazzeri (piano) Chuck Berghofer (bass) Nick Ceroli (drums): same session
"Donte's", North Hollywood, CA, November 24, 1968
Art Pepper Introduces The Musicians
Stompin' At The Savoy
Blues Rock
** same contents as Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-5001 + FSR-5002 + 3 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper Quintet Live At Donte's, Vol. 2  (Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-5002)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Joe Romano (tenor sax) Frank Strazzeri (piano) Chuck Berghofer (bass) Nick Ceroli (drums): same session
"Donte's", North Hollywood, CA, November 24, 1968
Everything Happens To Me
Cherokee
** part of Fresh Sound (Sp) FSCD-1039.

1973

Mike Vax - Evil Eyes  (Artco LP 117)

Mike Vax (trumpet, flugelhorn) Art Pepper (alto sax) unidentified big band
Los Angeles, CA, July 6 & 7, 1973
Evil Eyes
If Is Anything Still There
Passage West
Joe's Inn
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Beginnings
West Side Story Medley

1975 (age 50)

Art Pepper Memorial Collection, Vol. 3 - I'll Remember April  (Trio (J) PAP-25041)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Tommy Gumina (polychord) Fred Atwood (bass) Jimmie Smith (drums)
"Foothill College", Los Angeles, CA, February 14, 1975
Foothill Blues
I'll Remember April
Here's That Rainy Day
Cherokee
** also issued on Storyville (D) SLP 4130, STCD 4130 entitled "I'll Remember April".

Hersh Hamel's Song Book Featuring Art Pepper  (Fresh Sound (Sp) FSR-120)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Pete Robinson (electric piano, synthesizer) Hersh Hamel (electric bass) Steve Strazzer (drums) Judy Brown, Brenda Burns, Linda McCrary (vocals)
Los Angeles, CA, summer 1975
Mr. Yes
Image Before You
Feels Good
Song Of Ecstacy
Come To Me
Dance Now

Art Pepper - Living Legend  (Contemporary S 7633)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Hampton Hawes (piano, electric piano) Charlie Haden (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1975
Ophelia
Here's That Rainy Day
What Laurie Likes
Mr. Yohe
Lost Life
Samba Mom Mom
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-408, OJCCD-408-2.

Art Pepper - Living Legend  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-408-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Hampton Hawes (piano, electric piano) Charlie Haden (bass) Shelly Manne (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, August 9, 1975
Samba Mom Mom (alternate take)
** reissue of Contemporary S 7633 + 1 bonus track.

1976

Melanie - Photograph  (Atlantic SD 18190)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Richard Greene (violin) David Paich (keyboards) Dean Parks, Louie Shelton (guitar) Dave Jackson, Jerry Scheff (bass) Jim Gordon, John Guerin, Jeff Porcaro (drums) Victor Feldman, Milt Holland (percussion) Dennis Bell, Carol Parks, Melanie Safka (vocals) Dave Doran, Jim Drennan, Angelo Mauceri, Jay Wolfe (backing vocals) Edwin Hawkins Singers (vocal group) The Hand Made Band, unidentified strings, Marty Paich (string arranger)
Davlen Studios, Universal City, CA, July 12, 1976;
The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA, unknown date
32747I'm So Blue

Art Farmer - On The Road  (Contemporary S 7636)

Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Art Pepper (alto sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Steve Ellington (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, July 26, 1976
Namely You
same personnel
Los Angeles, CA, July 28, 1976
Downwind
Art Farmer (flugelhorn) Art Pepper (alto sax) Hampton Hawes (piano) Ray Brown (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, August 16, 1976
What Am I Here For
Will You Still Be Mine
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-478, OJCCD-478-2.

Art Pepper - The Trip  (Contemporary S 7638)

Art Pepper (alto sax) George Cables (piano) David Williams (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, September 15 & 16, 1976
The Trip
A Song For Richard
Sweet Love Of Mine
Junior Cat
The Summer Knows
Red Car
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-410, OJCCD-410-2.

Art Pepper - The Trip  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-410-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) George Cables (piano) David Williams (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, September 15 & 16, 1976
The Trip (alternate take)
** reissue of Contemporary S 7638 + 1 bonus track.

Dolo Coker - California Hard  (Xanadu 142)

Blue Mitchell (trumpet, flugelhorn) Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax) Dolo Coker (piano) Leroy Vinnegar (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, December 27, 1976
Jumping Jacks
Gone With The Wind
Roots 4FB
Mr. Yohe
Tale Of Two Cities
** also issued on Xanadu XCD 1229.

1977

Art Pepper Memorial Collection, Vol. 4 - A Night In Tunisia  (Trio (J) PAP-25044)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Smith Dobsen (piano) Jim Nichols (bass) Brad Bilhorn (drums)
"Half Moon Bay", Japan, January 23, 1977
Mr. Yohe
The Trip
Lost Life
A Night In Tunisia
** also issued on Storyville (D) SLP 4146, STCD 4146 entitled "A Night In Tunisia".

Art Pepper - First Live In Japan  (Polydor (J) J00J-20390)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Clare Fischer (keyboards) Rob Fisher (bass) Peter Riso (drums) Pancho Sanchez (percussion) and Cal Tjader (vibes -6/8) Bob Redfield (guitar -6/8)
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, April 5, 1977
1.Introduction
2.Cherokee
3.The Spirit Is Here
4.Here's That Rainy Day
5.Straight Life
6.Manteca
7.Manha De Carnaval
8.Felicidade

Art Pepper - No Limit  (Contemporary S 7639)

Art Pepper (alto sax) George Cables (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 26, 1977
Rita-San
Ballad Of The Sad Young Men
My Laurie
Mambo De La Pinta
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-411, OJCCD-411-2.

Art Pepper - No Limit  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-411-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) George Cables (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Carl Burnett (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, May 26, 1977
No Limit
** reissue of Contemporary S 7639 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - Thursday Night At The Village Vanguard  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-694-2)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (first show), July 28, 1977
Blues For Heard
** reissue of Contemporary C 7642 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - Live At The Village Vanguard  (Contemporary (J) GXH-3009/11)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (first show), July 28, 1977
But Beautiful
My Friend John
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (second show), July 28, 1977
Valse Triste
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (third show), July 28, 1977
The Trip
Blues For Les
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (fourth show), July 29, 1977
You Go To My Head
Cherokee
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (seventh show), July 30, 1977
Las Cuevas De Mario
Goodbye
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (ninth show), July 30, 1977
Caravan
Labyrinth

Art Pepper - The Complete Village Vanguard Sessions  (Contemporary 9CCD-4417-2)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (first show), July 28, 1977
Cherokee
Blues For Heard
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (second show), July 28, 1977
For Freddie
Live At The Vanguard
Caravan
Blues For Heard
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (fourth show), July 29, 1977
Valse Triste
My Friend John
Blues For Heard
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (fifth show), July 29, 1977
count-off / Blues For Heard
For Freddie
Blues For Heard
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (sixth show), July 29, 1977
Las Cuevas De Mario
Stella By Starlight
Goodbye
Vanguard Max
Blues For Heard
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (seventh show), July 30, 1977
Blues For Heard
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (eighth show), July 30, 1977
My Friend John
Cherokee
Blues For Heard
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (ninth show), July 30, 1977
count-off / For Freddie
More For Les
My Friend John

Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 4  (Contemporary C 7650)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (third show), July 28, 1977
Over The Rainbow
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (fourth show), July 29, 1977
No Limit
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (fifth show), July 29, 1977
These Foolish Things
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (eighth show), July 30, 1977
More For Les
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-697-2.

Art Pepper - More For Les: At The Village Vanguard, Vol. 4  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-697-2)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (first show), July 28, 1977
Scrapple From The Apple
** reissue of Contemporary C 7650 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - Friday Night At The Village Vanguard  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-695-2)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 3rd set (third show), July 28, 1977
A Night In Tunisia
** reissue of Contemporary C 7643 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - The Village Vanguard Collection  (Contemporary (J) VDP-2043/46)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 2nd set (fifth show), July 29, 1977
Anthropology
same personnel
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (seventh show), July 30, 1977
count-off / Vanguard Max

Art Pepper - Saturday Night At The Village Vanguard  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-696-2)

Art Pepper (alto, tenor sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) George Mraz (bass) Elvin Jones (drums): same session
"Village Vanguard", NYC, 1st set (seventh show), July 30, 1977
For Freddie
** reissue of Contemporary C 7644 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - San Francisco Samba  (Contemporary CCD-14086-2)

Art Pepper (tenor sax) George Cables (piano) Michael Formanek (bass) Eddie Marshall (drums)
San Francisco, CA, August 6 & 8, 1977
Blue Bossa
Art Meets Mr. Beautiful
Here's That Rainy Day
Samba Mom Mom

Jerry Fielding - The Gauntlet (Soundtrack)  (Warner Bros. BSK 3144)

Jon Faddis (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax)
Los Angeles, CA, September 13 & 15, 1977
The Pick Up
Manipulation On The Center Divider

1978

Art Pepper Memorial Collection, Vol. 1 - My Laurie  (Trio (J) PAP-25037)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Milcho Leviev (piano) Bob Mugnusson (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
"YBC TV Hall", Yamagata, Japan, March 14, 1978
Ophelia
Besame Mucho
My Laurie
** part of Tofrec (J) TFCL 88901/2.

Art Pepper Memorial Collection, Vol. 2 - The Summer Knows  (Trio (J) PAP-25038)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Milcho Leviev (piano) Bob Mugnusson (bass) Carl Burnett (drums): same session
"YBC TV Hall", Yamagata, Japan, March 14, 1978
Caravan
The Trip
The Summer Knows
Red Car
** part of Tofrec (J) TFCL 88901/2.

Art Pepper - Among Friends  (Interplay IP-7718)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Bob Mugnusson (bass) Frank Butler (drums)
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1978
Among Friends
'Round About Midnight
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
Blue Bossa
What Is This Thing Called Love
What's New
Besame Mucho
I'll Remember April
** also issued on Flyright (E) FLY LP 211; Trio (J) PAP-9129; Discovery DS-837, DSCD-837; Interplay (J) TKCZ-79010, ARTCD-18.

Art Pepper - Among Friends  (Interplay (J) TKCZ-79010)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Bob Mugnusson (bass) Frank Butler (drums): same session
United Western Recorders, Los Angeles, CA, September 2, 1978
Blue Bossa (take 2)
** reissue of Interplay IP-7718 + 1 bonus track.

Various Artists - Birds And Ballads  (Galaxy (J) SMJ-9532-3)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Stanley Cowell (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 1, 2, 4 & 5, 1978
Yardbird Suite (take 1)
same session
Over The Rainbow (take 1)

Various Artists - Birds And Monks  (Galaxy GCD-95002-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Stanley Cowell (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same session
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 1, 2, 4 & 5, 1978
Yardbird Suite (take 2B)
** reissue of Galaxy GXY-5134 entitled "5 Birds And A Monk" + 5 bonus tracks.

Various Artists - Ballads By Five  (Galaxy GCD-95003-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Stanley Cowell (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same session
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 1, 2, 4 & 5, 1978
Over The Rainbow (take 2)
** reissue of Galaxy GXY-5133 entitled "Ballads By Four" + 3 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper Today  (Galaxy GXY-5119)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Stanley Cowell (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Haynes (drums) Kenneth Nash (congas -2)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 1 & 2, 1978
1.Miss Who
2.Mambo Koyama
3.Lover Come Back To Me
4.Patricia
5.These Foolish Things
6.Chris's Blues
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-474, OJCCD-474-2.

Art Pepper Today  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-474-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Stanley Cowell (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Haynes (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 1 & 2, 1978
These Foolish Things (alternate take)
** reissue of Galaxy GXY-5119 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - The Complete Galaxy Recordings  (Galaxy 16GCD 1016-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Stanley Cowell (piano) Cecil McBee (bass) Roy Haynes (drums): same session
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, December 1 & 2, 1978
I Love You
Pepper Pot
Art Pepper (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, February 23, 1979
Yesterdays
A Night In Tunisia (alternate take)
Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) Charlie Haden (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 25 & 26, 1979
Landscape
Donna Lee (alternate take)
Blues For Blanche (alternate take B)
Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, July 16, 1979
Over The Rainbow
Mambo Koyama
Straight Life
same personnel
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, July 23, 1979
True Blues
Avalon
Landscape
Sometime
Red Car
Mambo Koyama
Besame Mucho
Art Pepper (alto sax)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, August 21, 1979
But Beautiful
When You're Smiling
Art Pepper (alto sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 21, 1979
Nature Boy (alternate take)
Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) Stanley Cowell (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Cecil McBee (bass) Carl Burnett (drums) Nate Rubin (concertmaster) John Tenney, Greg Mazmanian, Patrice Anderson, Clifton Foster, Dan Smiley, Audrey Desilva, Elizabeth Gibson or Stephen Gihl, Emily Van Valkenburgh (violin) Sharon O'Connor, Mary Ann Meredith or Terry Adams (cello) Jimmy Bond, Bill Holman (arranger, conductor)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 3 & 4, 1980
Here's That Rainy Day (alternate take)
Winter Moon (alternate take)
When The Sun Comes Out (alternate take)
Art Pepper (alto sax) George Cables (piano) David Williams (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
"Maiden Voyage", Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1981
Landscape (unedited version)
same personnel
"Maiden Voyage", Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1981
Mambo Koyama
Landscape
same personnel
"Maiden Voyage", Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1981
For Freddie
Art Pepper (alto sax) George Cables (piano)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, April 13 & 14, 1982
A Night In Tunisia
Samba Mom-Mom
Last Thing Blues
Over The Rainbow (alternate take)
Body And Soul (alternate take)
Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 11 & 12, 1982
Stardust
Darn That Dream
Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' (alternate take B)

1979

Art Pepper - New York Album  (Galaxy GXY-5154)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano -1/3) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums -1/3)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, February 23, 1979
1.Straight, No Chaser (alternate take)
2.A Night In Tunisia
3.My Friend John
4.Duo Blues
Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) Charlie Haden (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 25 & 26, 1979
Lover Man

Art Pepper - So In Love  (Artists House AH 12)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Hank Jones (piano) Ron Carter (bass) Al Foster (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, February 23, 1979
Straight, No Chaser
Diane
Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) Charlie Haden (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 25 & 26, 1979
Stardust
Blues For Blanche
So In Love
** also issued on Artists House AH 9412.

Bill Watrous Quintet - Funk'n Fun  (Yupiteru Records (J) YJ25-7024)

Bill Watrous (trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Bob Magnason (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, March 26 & 27, 1979
Just Friends
Begin The Beguine
When Your Lover Has Gone
For Art's Sake
Funny Blues
Angel Eyes
P. Town
** also issued on Dan (J) TKCB-71588.

Art Pepper - Sideman  (Atlas Record (J) LA27-1023)

Bill Watrous (trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) Russ Freeman (piano) Bob Magnason (bass) Carl Burnett (drums): same session
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, March 26 & 27, 1979
Angel Eyes (alternate take)
Funny Blues (alternate take)
Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Milcho Leviev (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, February 21 & 22, 1980
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To (alternate take)
Broadway (alternate take)
Art Pepper (alto sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Bob Magnusson (bass) Roy McCurdy (drums)
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, February 26 & 27, 1980
Y.I. Blues (alternate take)
Bill Watrus (trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, May 4, 1981
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You (alternate take)
Lee Konitz, Art Pepper (alto sax) Michael Lang (piano) Bob Magnusson (bass) John Dentz (drums)
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, January 18 & 19, 1982
S' Wonderful (alternate take)

Art Pepper - Artworks  (Galaxy GXY-5148)

Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) Charlie Haden (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 25 & 26, 1979
Blues For Blanche (alternate take A)
Donna Lee
Body And Soul
You Go To My Head
Anthropology
Desafinado

Art Pepper - Stardust  (Artists House (J) VDJ-2008)

Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) Charlie Haden (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same session
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 25 & 26, 1979
Tin Tin Deo
Stardust (alternate take)
In A Mellotone
My Friend John (alternate take)

Elvin Jones - Very R.A.R.E.  (Trio (J) PAP-9173)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Roland Hanna (piano) Richard Davis (bass) Elvin Jones (drums)
Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, June 13, 14 & 20, 1979
Sweet Mama
Zange
Tin Tin Deo
The Witching Hour
** also issued on Venus (J) TKCZ-79030.

Art Pepper - Landscape  (Galaxy GXY-5128)

Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, July 16, 1979
True Blues
Avalon
Landscape
Sometime
same personnel
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, July 23, 1979
Over The Rainbow
Straight Life
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-676-2.

Art Pepper - Landscape  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-676-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same personnel
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, July 16, 1979
Mambo De La Pinta
** reissue of Galaxy GXY-5128 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper - Besame Mucho  (Galaxy (J) VIJ-2372)

Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same session
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, July 16, 1979
The Trip
Red Car
Besame Mucho
same personnel
"Yubin Chokin Hall", Tokyo, Japan, July 23, 1979
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Mambo De La Pinta

Kei Ishiguro - Adlib  (Victor (J) SJX-20174)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Hiromasa Suzuki (electric piano) Tsunehide Matsuki (electric guitar) Akira Okazawa (electric bass) Shuichi Murakami (drums) Kei Ishiguro (vocals)
JVC Studios, Tokyo, Japan, July 23, 1979
Kurayami No Love Song
Konban Ohima

Art Pepper - Straight Life  (Galaxy GXY-5127)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Billy Higgins (drums) Kenneth Nash (percussion -5)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 21, 1979
1.Surf Ride
2.Nature Boy
3.Straight Life
4.September Song
5.Make A List
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJC-475, OJCCD-475-2.

Art Pepper - Straight Life  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-475-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Tommy Flanagan (piano) Red Mitchell (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 21, 1979
Long Ago And Far Away
** reissue of Galaxy GXY-5127 + 1 bonus track.

Alan Broadbent - Hert Beat  (Capitol SOO-12029)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Alan Broadbent (piano, electric piano) unidentified orchestra
Los Angeles, CA, 1979
On The Road
Three Americans
Jack's Theme
Jam
Neal's Theme
901

1980

Jack Sheldon And His West Coast Friends - Angel Wings  (Atlas Record (J) LA27-1001)

Jack Sheldon (trumpet) Art Pepper (alto sax) Milcho Leviev (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, February 21 & 22, 1980
Angel Wings
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To
Jack's Blues
Broadway
Historia De Un Amor
Minority

Pete Jolly And His West Coast Friends - Strike Up The Band  (Atlas Record (J) LA27-1003)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Bob Magnusson (bass) Roy McCurdy (drums)
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, February 26 & 27, 1980
Strike Up The Band
You Go To My Head
I Surrender Dear
Y.I. Blues
Night And Day
Everything Happens To Me
Out Of Nowhere

The Milcho Leviev Quartet - Blues For The Fisherman  (Mole Jazz (E) MOLE 1)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Milcho Leviev (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, June 27, 28 & 29, 1980
Make A List, Make A Wish
Sad, A Little Bit
Ophelia
Blues For The Fisherman
** also issued on Mole Jazz (E) MOLE 1 PLUS.

The Milcho Leviev Quartet - True Blues  (Mole Jazz (E) MOLE 5)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Milcho Leviev (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Carl Burnett (drums): same session
"Ronnie Scott's Club", London, England, June 27, 28 & 29, 1980
True Blues
Goodbye
Y.I. Blues
Straight Life

Sonny Stitt And His West Coast Friends - Groovin' High  (Atlas Record (J) LA27-1004)

Art Pepper, Sonny Stitt (alto sax) Lou Levy (piano) Chuck De Monico (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, July 28 & 29, 1980
Scrapple From The Apple
Wee
Bernie's Tune
How High The Moon
Walkin'
Groovin' High

Sonny Stitt And His West Coast Friends - Atlas Blues: "Blow! And Ballade"  (Atlas Record (J) LA27-1007)

Art Pepper, Sonny Stitt (alto, tenor sax) Russ Freeman (piano) John Heard (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, July 30 & 31, 1980
Atlas Blues
Lester Leaps In
Autumn In New York
My Funny Valentine
Lover Man
Imagination

Art Pepper - Winter Moon  (Galaxy GXY-5140)

Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) Stanley Cowell (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Cecil McBee (bass) Carl Burnett (drums) Nate Rubin (concertmaster) John Tenney, Greg Mazmanian, Patrice Anderson, Clifton Foster, Dan Smiley, Audrey Desilva, Elizabeth Gibson or Stephen Gihl, Emily Van Valkenburgh (violin) Sharon O'Connor, Mary Ann Meredith or Terry Adams (cello) Jimmy Bond, Bill Holman (arranger, conductor)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 3 & 4, 1980
Our Song
Here's That Rainy Day
That's Love
Winter Moon
When The Sun Comes Out
Blues In The Night
The Prisoner
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-677-2.

Art Pepper - Winter Moon  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-677-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) Stanley Cowell (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar) Cecil McBee (bass) Carl Burnett (drums) Nate Rubin (concertmaster) John Tenney, Greg Mazmanian, Patrice Anderson, Clifton Foster, Dan Smiley, Audrey Desilva, Elizabeth Gibson or Stephen Gihl, Emily Van Valkenburgh (violin) Sharon O'Connor, Mary Ann Meredith or Terry Adams (cello) Jimmy Bond, Bill Holman (arranger, conductor): same session
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 3 & 4, 1980
Ol' Man River
Our Song (alternate take)
The Prisoner (alternate take)
** reissue of Galaxy GXY-5140 + 3 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper - One September Afternoon  (Galaxy GXY-5141)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Stanley Cowell (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar -1,6) Cecil McBee (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 5, 1980
1.Mr. Big Falls His J.G. Hand
2.Close To You Alone
3.There Will Never Be Another You
4.Melolev
5.Goodbye Again!
6.Brazil
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-678-2.

Art Pepper - One September Afternoon  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-678-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Stanley Cowell (piano) Howard Roberts (guitar -3) Cecil McBee (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, September 5, 1980
1.There Will Never Be Another You (alternate take)
2.Melolev (alternate take)
3.Goodbye, Again! (alternate take)
** reissue of Galaxy GXY-5141 + 3 bonus tracks.

Freddie Hubbard - Mistral  (Eastworld (J) EWJ-80194)

Freddie Hubbard (trumpet, flugelhorn) Phil Ranelin (trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) George Cables (piano, electric piano) Peter Wolf (synthesizer) Roland Bautista (guitar) Stanley Clarke (bass, electric bass) Peter Erskine (drums) Paulinho Da Costa (percussion)
Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA, September 15, 17, 18 & 19, 1980
Sunshine Lady
Eclipse
Blue Nights
Now I've Found Love
I Love You
Bring It Back Home
** also issued on Liberty LT-1110.

1981

Shelly Manne And His Hollywood All Stars - Hollywood Jam  (Atlas Record (J) LA27-1012)

Bill Watrus (trombone) Art Pepper (alto sax) Bob Cooper (tenor sax) Pete Jolly (piano) Monty Budwig (bass) Shelly Manne (drums)
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, May 4, 1981
Just Friends
These Foolish Things
Hollywood Jam Blues
Lover Come Back To Me
Limehouse Blues
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You

Art Pepper With Duke Jordan In Copenhagen 1981  (Galaxy 2GCD 8201-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) Duke Jordan (piano) David Williams (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
"Jazzhus Montmartre", Copenhagen, Denmark, July 3, 1981
Blues Montmartre
What Is This Thing Called Love
Over The Rainbow
Caravan
Rhythm-A-Ning
You Go To My Head
Besame Mucho
Cherokee
Radio Blues
Good Bait
All The Things You Are

Various Artists - It Happened In Pescara 1969-1989  (Philology (It) W 100/101)

Art Pepper (alto sax) George Cables (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
"Pescara Jazz", "Stadio Adriatico", Pescara, Italy, July 12, 1981
Cherokee

Art Pepper - Art Lives: The Maiden Voyage Sessions, Vol. 2  (Galaxy GXY-5145)

Art Pepper (alto sax) George Cables (piano) David Williams (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
"Maiden Voyage", Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1981
Thank You Blues
same personnel
"Maiden Voyage", Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1981
Allen's Alley
Samba Mom-Mom
But Beautiful

Art Pepper - APQ: The Maiden Voyage Sessions, Vol. 3  (Galaxy GXY-5151)

Art Pepper (alto sax) George Cables (piano) David Williams (bass) Carl Burnett (drums): same personnel
"Maiden Voyage", Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1981
Valse Triste
What's New
Landscape (edited version)
same personnel
"Maiden Voyage", Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1981
Mambo Koyama

Art Pepper - Arthur's Blues  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-680-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) George Cables (piano) David Williams (bass) Carl Burnett (drums): same personnel
"Maiden Voyage", Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1981
Donna Lee
same personnel
"Maiden Voyage", Los Angeles, CA, August 14, 1981
Road Waltz
For Freddie
But Beautiful
same personnel
"Maiden Voyage", Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1981
Arthur's Blues

Art Pepper - Roadgame: The Maiden Voyage Sessions, Vol. 1  (Galaxy GXY-5142)

Art Pepper (alto sax) George Cables (piano) David Williams (bass) Carl Burnett (drums): same session
"Maiden Voyage", Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1981
Roadgame
Road Waltz
When You're Smiling
Everything Happens To Me
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-774-2.

Art Pepper - Roadgame: The Maiden Voyage Sessions, Vol. 1  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-774-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax) George Cables (piano) David Williams (bass) Carl Burnett (drums): same session
"Maiden Voyage", Los Angeles, CA, August 15, 1981
Roadgame (alternate take)
** reissue of Galaxy GXY-5142 + 1 bonus track.

Art Pepper/Zoot Sims - Art 'N' Zoot  (Pablo PACD-2310-957-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax -1,2,6) Zoot Sims (tenor sax -1,3/6) Victor Feldman (piano) Barney Kessel (guitar -3/5) Ray Brown (bass -1,3/6) Charlie Haden (bass -2) Billy Higgins (drums)
"Royce Hall", University Of Californa, Los Angeles, CA, September 27, 1981
1.Wee (Allen's Alley)
2.Over The Rainbow
3.In The Middle Of A Kiss
4.Broadway
5.The Girl From Ipanema
6.Breakdown Blues

1982 (aged 56)

Lee Konitz And His West Coast Friends - High Jingo  (Atlas Record (J) LA27-1016)

Lee Konitz, Art Pepper (alto sax) Michael Lang (piano) Bob Magnusson (bass) John Dentz (drums)
Sage & Sound, Hollywood, CA, January 18 & 19, 1982
S' Wonderful
Whims Of Chambers
A Minor Blues In F
This Can't Be Love
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Anniversary Song
Cherokee

Richie Cole - Return To Alto Acres  (Palo Alto Jazz PA 8023)

Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) Richie Cole (alto, baritone sax) Roger Kellaway (piano) Bob Magnusson (bass) Billy Higgins (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, February 16, 1982
Return To Alto Acres
The Things We Did Last Summer
Art's Opus #2
A&R
Palo Alto Blues
Broadway

Various Artists - Mistletoe Magic  (Palo Alto Jazz PA 8032)

Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) Richie Cole (alto, baritone sax) Roger Kellaway (piano) Bob Magnusson (bass) Billy Higgins (drums): same session
Los Angeles, CA, February 16, 1982
Sleigh Ride

Art Pepper - Darn That Dream  (Real Time RT 309)

Art Pepper (alto sax) Joe Farrell (tenor sax) George Cables (piano) Tony Dumas (bass) John Dentz (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, March 23, 1982
Section-8 Blues
Sweet Lorraine
Mode For Joe
Darn That Dream
Who Can I Turn To

Art Pepper/George Cables - Tete-A-Tete  (Galaxy GXY-5147)

Art Pepper (alto sax) George Cables (piano)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, April 13 & 14, 1982
Over The Rainbow
Tete-A-Tete
Down That Dream
Body And Soul
The Way You Look Tonight
'Round Midnight
You Go To My Head
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-843-2.

Art Pepper/George Cables - Goin' Home  (Galaxy GXY-5143)

Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano)
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 11 & 12, 1982
Goin' Home
Samba Mom-Mom
In A Mellotone
Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin'
Isn't She Lovely
Billie's Bounce
Lover Man
The Sweetest Sounds
** also issued on Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-679-2.

Art Pepper/George Cables - Goin' Home  (Original Jazz Classics OJCCD-679-2)

Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) George Cables (piano): same session
Fantasy Studios, Berkeley, CA, May 11 & 12, 1982
You Go To My Head (alternate take)
Don't Let The Sun Catch You Cryin' (alternate take A)
** reissue of Galaxy GXY-5143 + 2 bonus tracks.

Art Pepper Last Concert 1982 - Final Art  (Tofrec (J) TFCL 88918)

Art Pepper (alto sax, clarinet) Roger Kellaway (piano) David Williams (bass) Carl Burnett (drums)
Los Angeles, CA, May 30, 1982
Landscape
Ophelia
Mambo
Koyama
Over The Rainbow
When You're Smiling